[U.S. WOMEN] A pair of friendly games -- the first at home in 2009 -- the U.S. women's national team scheduled against Japan were ... Read the whole story
"I would be very surprised if we did not obtain a franchise."
-- Montreal Impact president Joey Saputo on the chances of obtaining an MLS team. Montreal's bid to gain one of the two bids that went to Vancouver and Portland in March collapsed last fall over questions about how the expansion of Stade Saputo would be funded. Saputo is working with the Quebec government on a joint project to underwrite the cost of the stadium work. (ruefrontenac.com)
[MAKING A LIST] Mexico's pro ranks are an increasingly important feeder for the U.S. national team program. Fourteen Americans played in Mexico's top two ... Read the whole story
Free-lance writer Dan Woog shares a memory of Julio Mazzei, who died on Sunday at the age of 78. Mazzei was best known as ... Read the whole story
[GERMANY] Out of the doghouse since Jupp Heynckes replaced Juergen Klinsmann as Bayern Munich coach, Lukas Podolski scored one goal and set up Luca ... Read the whole story
[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Atlante won the inaugural Concacaf Champions League Tuesday when it tied fellow Mexican club Cruz Azul, 0-0, in the second leg ... Read the whole story
[USL TEAMS OF THE WEEK] Hunter Gilstrap, whose spectacular work in goal earned the Cleveland City Stars a 0-0 tie with the Portland Timbers ... Read the whole story